(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) OAKLAND, CA – December 14, 2011 - The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has earned a top rating of 100 percent for the sixth consecutive year on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2012 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). One of just three consumer good companies to retain its perfect score, Clorox also earns the distinction of being named one of the “Best Places to Work for GLBT Equality.” The index is a nationally recognized measure of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) equality in the workplace.
“We all want to be part of an environment where we can bring our whole selves to work each day, where we feel our diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and celebrated,” says Clorox Chairman and CEO Don Knauss. “Clorox employees have worked together to create a culture of inclusion, and this rating is a reflection of the importance we place on ensuring all Clorox employees feel valued and appreciated. We applaud the Human Rights Campaign for its work to ensure all employees are treated fairly.”
The CEI rates companies on 40 specific policies and practices, 32 of which are new or more demanding this year. To achieve a 100 percent score, Clorox has fully-inclusive equal employment opportunity policies, provides equal employment benefits, demonstrates organizational GLBT competency, and is publicly committed to equality and responsible citizenship. Continue reading